Solstice Snowflake Ball - Friday. Music by MasterClass Jazz Orchestra Big Band. Social at 7 p.m.; dinner at 8, dancing 9-midnight. $75/person for ball and dinner; $55/person for dinner only; $25/person for ball only. Reservations required. Spokane Club, 1002 W. Riverside Ave. (509) 838-8511.
Spokane Lilac Festival Benefit Concert - The concert will benefit the 75th anniversary of the Spokane Lilac Festival and the new Spokane Valley Veterans center, helping wounded military veterans and their families. Spokane native Jonathan Mancheni and a fellow student from UNLV, Isabella Ivy, will perform. The evening will feature popular opera pieces, along with some classical and Christmas songs. Friday, 8 p.m. Bing Crosby Theater, 901 W. Sprague Ave. $27. (800) 325-SEAT.